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Tasting Plate Tours

Come along for a full day tour of the unique farms, providores and eateries on offer through Byron Bay, Ballina and The Tweed. The tours are intimate with smaller group numbers to provide a real experience of the food culture indigenous to the region.

Tours are themed to ensure the best experience can be gained from each tour. If you are looking for a private small group tour, then Tasting Plate Tours are available to tailor make your experience for you.

The Art of Food


Wednesday is market day in Murwillumbah, and the prefect start to any food journey of the Tweed. Start the morning with an array of delicious French Pastries and coffee before heading to the Murwillumbah Farmers Markets to sample local produce and meet the farmers. Hear their story about why they farm in the Tweed and what is so special about the land in the Caldera. From here, journey into the heart of the Tweed and to the base of Mt Warning for a tour of the gardens of Mavis's Kitchen, followed by a tasting plate of their signature dishes. After lunch enjoy a stunning drive through farmland and sugarcane to the Tweed Regional Art Gallery and Margaret Olley Centre, for a tour of the latest exhibitions accompanied with afternoon tea overlooking the majestic Tweed Valley.

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Tea and Espresso


The coffee and tea culture is abundant in this idyllic climate. You start the day exploring the hidden gems of Currumbin, then set off through the picturesque valleys into NSW. Murwillumbah is sure to surprise with its chic café culture. Enjoy lunch at one of the local restaurants before heading to Madura Tea for a tour of this iconic tea plantation. You finish the day at Halcyon House for a final tasting of coffee or tea with a twist!

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The Distiller


Craft Beer is alive and kicking, the Northern Rivers is home to three amazing beer distillers and two of the best craft Distillers of Gin and Rum in Australia. Join them for a day of tasting as they tour the distilleries and pair Gin, Rum, Beer and Cider with local delicacies, right in the heart of where they are made.

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